CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS

Institutionalize rule of law by developing and expanding criminal justice systems to strengthen partner country law enforcement and judicial effectiveness, foster cooperation in legal affairs, and advance respect for human rights.


Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2012: Assistance to foster partnerships and build capacity with the Attorneys Generals Offices, encourage greater cooperation among law enforcement agencies on both sides of the border and lead to more successful prosecutions of trans-border crime.

Fiscal Year 2013: No Current Data Available

Agency - U.S. Department of State

The Department of State strives to create a more secure, democratic and prosperous world for the benefit of the American people and the international community.

Office - None.

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Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2012: Will foster partnerships and build capacity with neighbor-countries Attorneys Generals Offices, and will strengthen greater cooperation among law enforcement agencies on both sides of the border and lead to more successful prosecutions of trans-border crime. Fiscal Year 2013: No Current Data Available

Authorization

Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended by Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Projects that expand legal training programs to enhance the ability of associations to improve the effectiveness of attorneys, prosecutors, and judicial investigators; expanding and enhancing justice institutions, anti-corruption initiatives, access to justice, increased support for women legal professionals, and a safe, secure, and humane corrections system; support programs to fight corruption, prosecute environmental crime, and enhance the rule of law through technical assistance.

Please see announcements in www.grants.gov.

Please see announcements in www.grants.gov.

Please see announcements in www.grants.gov.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Please see announcements in www.grants.gov.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Please see announcements in www. grants.gov.

Credentials/Documentation

Please see announcements in www.grants.gov. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. See application in www.grants.gov.

Award Procedures

Please see Awards Policy Page of the Office of the Procurement Executive: http://www.statebuy.state.gov/assistance awards/gtpolicy.htm.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 60 to 90 days. Please see announcements in www.grants.gov.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Solicitation for proposals are posted in grants.gov all year-round. Most performance period of INL grant is for one year. Please see announcements in www.grants.gov. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Domestic Award is released thru the Payment Management System (HHS PMS). Please check www.dpm.psc.gov for information on how assistance is awarded/released.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Submission of a Program Report is required at the end of the grant.

Submissions of quarterly reports are required.

Submissions of quarterly reports are required.

Submissions of quarterly reports are required.

Please see announcements in www.grants.gov.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.

Records

Recipients are required to maintain financial records for three years.

Financial Information

Account Identification

19-1123-1-0-220.

Obigations

(Project Grants) FY 10 $39,310,240; FY 11 est $46,030,390; and FY 12 est $40,000,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Range varies widely. Please see announcements in www.grants.gov.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Please see the following website: http://www.statebuy.state.gov/assistance awards/gtpolicy.htm.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None. Please see announcements in www.grants.gov.

Headquarters Office

Lourdes F. Stein 2430 E St. NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20037 Email: steinlf@state.gov Phone: 2027768774 Fax: 2027768686

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Please see announcements in www.grants.gov.


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